About Us

Finland is well known for the long traditions in sustainable forest management  The forests provide the Finnish sawmills with excellent certified raw material.

Wood from finland

Promoting Finnish excellence

Wood from Finland – program promotes Finnish sawn softwood and its applications in selected market areas and segments. The main objectives of the program is to form new business partnerships between the global timber trade and Finnish companies and, to enhance  the existing mutually beneficial co-operation between business partners.

The best Finnish specialists  with the most relevant technical and commercial expertise are working with the Wood from Finland program and are pleased to share their know-how with potential partners in the timber markets around the world.

The program is implemented by the Finnish Sawmills Association.

Wood From Finland Mission

Our mission is to help Finnish sawmills and wood industry companies to develop new networks, find new business opportunities and collaborative models in the global wood market.

finnish sawmills association

The Finnish Sawmills Association promotes the interests of the independent sawmill industry. Its membership consists of about 30 companies from all over Finland. Practically all of them are family businesses with a human face.

The Finnish Sawmills Association promotes the business activity of its members by looking after their interests. The Association aims to make the Finnish independent sawmill industry known as one of the most important branches of the national economy and as a profitable and responsible branch based on entrepreneurship and sustainability; and to make sawmills known internationally as reliable and forward-looking partners. The Association monitors changes in the business environment, as well as anticipating and informing about them.

what do we do

Services for producers and their customers


We serve sawmills, further processed goods manufacturers and other wood working industry companies.

  • Business opportunities
  • Market information
  • Promotion
  • Visibility


We offer solutions to furniture manufacturers, construction companies and other wood industry companies.

  • New Partners
  • Webinars
  • Consultation
  • Training


We spread data, information and knowledge of Finnish sawn timber and associated produts.

  • Networking
  • Export promotion journeys
  • Market surveys
  • Collaborative models


Meet Our Team

Our experts are ready to answer your questions.

Contact information.

Tino Aalto

Tino Aalto

Managing Director


Johanna Autio

Johanna Autio

Project Manager


Anna Ni

Anna Ni

Senior Advisor


properties of pine

The heartwood is impermeable to water

The surface wood is very permeable to water

Resin evenly in the wood

Long branchless part in the trunk

The dry-branched trunk also contains healthy branches

The basal tree is denser than the top tree

The wood density of the branch is low, the branch grows at right angles to the core of the trunk

effects in use

Inherent rot and insect resistance

Good saturability, suitable for outdoor use

Protects wood from moisture and heat

Surface and side boards low-branched / branchless

The inner inserts of medium goods are usually healthy

The sawn timber from the base is strong

Easy planing


Trunk parts and applications.



Send an inquiry and our specialists will help you as soon as possible. 

Wood From Finland

Wood from Finland is a national promotion program for Finnish sawn timber operated by Finnish Sawmill Association.


Get In Touch

+358 20 779 0961